Chief Communications Officer, Insprie Brands
Christopher Fuller serves as Chief Communications Officer of Inspire Brands, a multi-brand restaurant company whose portfolio includes nearly 32,000 Arby’s, Baskin-Robbins, Buffalo Wild Wings, Dunkin’, Jimmy John’s, Rusty Taco, and SONIC Drive-In restaurants worldwide.
Fuller leads communications for Inspire and its brands, including internal and external engagement, meetings and events, creative services, government relations, community relations, and corporate communications.
Fuller also serves as executive sponsor for the organization’s efforts to be a “Good Citizen,” one of Inspire’s core behaviors. In this role, he has led the creation of the Inspire Foundation and the expansion of the Foundation’s purpose to ‘ignite and nourish change for good.’ In 2019, Inspire and its brands raised $16 million for philanthropic causes.
Prior to Inspire, Fuller served as Senior Vice President of Communications for Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. At Arby’s, Fuller oversaw all communications for the brand, including the $2.9 billion acquisition of Buffalo Wild Wings; Arby’s partnerships with the PGA TOUR and ELEAGUE; and many of the brand’s bold marketing moments such as its engagement with Jon Stewart and the launch of the Vegetarian Support Hotline.
Fuller also served as the Executive Director of the Arby’s Foundation, the independent, charitable arm of Arby’s. During his tenure as Executive Director, the Foundation raised more than $25M through its National Restaurant Fundraiser and Partner Program. He also led expansion of the Foundation’s vision to include youth empowerment and career readiness, in addition to furthering its longstanding commitment to ending childhood hunger.
Prior to Arby’s, Fuller led Global Public Affairs and Corporate Social Responsibility for Yum! Brands. He has nearly 20 years of communications, PR, and government relations experience for organizations including restaurant brands, global ad agencies, and the United States Congress.
Fuller serves on the Leadership Council and co-chairs the Advisory Council for Dine for No Kid Hungry, is a board member of the Sandy Springs Chamber of Congress, and is a member of the Arthur W. Page Society. He also chairs the Inspire Foundation Board of Directors.
Fuller is an alumnus of West Texas A&M University where he received a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications. He also received an MBA from the University of Dallas.